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Mar 20, 2011 8:00am EDT
missiles fired as the u.s. military gets involved in a third muslim country. >>> and break down the three big stories in my new sunday sports trifecta. >>> good morning. welcome to fox 5 news sunday. the fair fax county search and rescue team is back in the u.s. after a heroing mission in japan. we'll hear back after they arrive home this morning. >>> first an early morning house fire. a sprawling 10,000 square foot home in hunting town, maryland, went up in flames. now none of the injuries are life threatening. investigators believe it started in the chimney. the home as you can see here is a total loss. >>> now to the latest on the crisis in libya. the air assault has begun. more than 100 tom hawk cruise missiles fired from u.s. and british warships rained down on libya. the target radar sites in the capitol of tripoli. they also hit targets on the ground. ohm battled leader gadafi is promising to fight back calling the attacks a "crusader aggression." clearing the way for a no-fly zone approved by the united nations on thursday night. the u.s. is leading a coalition of some 20 nations
Mar 27, 2011 8:00am EDT
the united states is helping bring in crucial fresh water. >> the u.s. navy has spent two owe has sent two naval barges loaded with 525,000 gallons of fresh water. meanwhile the air force has sent 500 tons of battled water aboard six c-130s to sendai for people desperate to get their hands on uncontaminated water. they are based 20 miles west of tokyo, home to 3,600 service men who feel just as much wrapped up in this disaster as japan's citizens. >> our hearts here go out to them. we grieve with those that have lost everything. >> at the fukushima plant, levels of radioactive iodine in the seawater are at 1,250 levels higher than safety limits, according to officials. but they do say by the time that enters the food chain it will have diluted and be safe for humans to heat. but how reliable that information is remains to be seen. the government says the utility managing fukushima isn't being honest with the authorities. the country's prime minister said the situation was very unpredictable and he wasn't optimistic about a quick solution to the end of the crisis. >> and that was fox's domi
Mar 13, 2011 8:00am EDT
800, but 10,000 are missing in one town alone. japan said the quake was a record 9.0 but the u.s. gs put it at 8.9. and the u.s. is sending navy ships to help in the search for people trapped in the rubble. >>> and the latest on the fears of nuclear melt dune from fox's harris faulkner. >> reporter: the japanese government evacuating some 170,000 people near the nuclear power plant where a building exploded earlier saturday. it destroyed the building housing the react but officials say the reactor itself is stabilized. they are pumping in sea water to prevent a meltdown. and a state of emergency has been declared at the complex. officials report radiation levels have gone down after the explosion. >> to secure the safety of citizens we have to prevent the meltdown as much as possible. it is important to take measures so the containment of the radiation is not damaged. >> reporter: meanwhile rescue efforts continue across much of the east coast of japan. friday's 8.9 magnitude quake was the fifth largest in the world since 1900 and it was about 8,000 times stronger than the one that h
Mar 6, 2011 8:00am EST
, connecticut, say u.s. marshals arrested the suspected east coast rapist on a city street in the middle of a friday afternoon without incident. in 2009 investigators from four different states concluded through dna evidence that one suspect had been raping and attacking women since 1997. new haven police identified the suspect as 39-year-old aaron thomas. >> he was charged with sexual assault in the first degree, burglary in the first degree and risk of injury to a minor with a $1 million cash bond. he was also charged as a fugitive for justice in the prince william county case with charges of two counts of rape, abduction and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the first degree. >> reporter: the prince william county case is the most recent of the attacks on halloween 2009 three teenage girls trick or treated in this dale city neighborhood and then were accosted by a man with a gun and marched into nearby woods. two were raped. recently police established a website and billboards in an effort to spark leads. it apparently worked. a tipster called. thomas was hailed. and w
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